76points

Magellan SmartGPS

86points

TomTom GO 50

Magellan SmartGPS
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Magellan SmartGPS vs TomTom GO 50

Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

Why is Magellan SmartGPS better than TomTom GO 50?

  • Has lifetime traffic updates
  • 12mm thinner
    12mmvs24mm
  • Has travel applications included
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a search browser
  • Has hands free calling
  • Has pedestrian mode

Why is TomTom GO 50 better than Magellan SmartGPS?

  • 2g lighter
    210gvs212g
  • Has device to device sharing capabilities
  • Has an emergency shortcut application
  • Has eco-routing
  • 15.5mm narrower
    144.5mmvs160mm
  • Displays 3D
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has dedicated smartphone application

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General info

1.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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2.thickness

12mm

24mm

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7mm

3.resolution

800 x 480px

480 x 272px

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800 x 600px

4.has an external memory slot
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

5.weight

212g

210g

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113.4g

6.width

160mm

144.5mm

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54mm

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Connectivity

1.Has device to device sharing capabilities
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

This feature allows you to transfer your favorite routes or waypoints to other devices, and it makes it easier to keep your device up-to-date.

2.Has WiFi
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Automatically syncs
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

4.Syncs wirelessly
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

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Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

2.Has day and night mode
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.

3.Has route optimizer
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

If the user has many destinations planned, for example a UPS driver, they can enter in all of the destinations and the GPS will calculate the most efficient route to take, saving time and reducing fuel costs.

4.Has route avoidance
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device can avoid certain routes depending on the user's preference. For example, if you wish to avoid expensive toll roads then the device can design an alternative route.

5.Has lifetime traffic updates
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

6.Has eco-routing
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

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Features

1.Has weather updates
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

You can access weather forecasts using the device.

2.Has a favorites menu
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.

3.Has an emergency shortcut application
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.

4.has a search browser
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

5.Has dedicated smartphone application
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

6.has voice prompts
Magellan SmartGPS
TomTom GO 50

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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